System requirements for BlueStacks 5

What are the system requirements?

Listed below are both the minimum and recommended system requirements for BlueStacks 5.


Minimum system requirements

  • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 and above.
  • Processor:  Intel or AMD Processor.
  • RAM: Your PC must have at least 4GB of RAM. (Note that having 4GB or more disk space is not a substitute for RAM)
  • Storage: 5GB Free Disk Space.
  • You must be an Administrator on your PC. 
  • Up to date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.
BlueStacks 5 will work on systems that fulfill the minimum systems requirements. However, for a superior gaming experience, recommended system requirements are mentioned below.
 

Recommended system requirements

  • OS: Microsoft Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel or AMD Multi-Core Processor with Single Thread benchmark score > 1000. 
    Graphics: Intel/Nvidia/ATI, Onboard or Discrete controller with benchmark score >= 750. 
    You can go through the detailed guide we have made on how to find the benchmark score of your processor (CPU) and graphics card (GPU).
  • Please ensure Virtualization is enabled on your PC/Laptop.
  • RAM: 8GB or higher
  • Storage: SSD (or Fusion/Hybrid Drives) 
  • Internet: Broadband connection to access games, accounts and related content.
  • Up to date graphics drivers from Microsoft or the chipset vendor.
  • You can install BlueStacks 5 even if you have a virtual machine such as Microsoft Virtual PC, VMWare Workstation, or Oracle Virtualbox, installed on the same PC. However, please note, that you may run into some performance issues.

To know about the features available on BlueStacks 5, please refer to the release notes.


Thank you for choosing BlueStacks. We hope you enjoy using it. If you have any further questions, please contact us at support@bluestacks.com. Happy Gaming!

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